Psychology

Life, the Photo-Op

Recently, photography has become almost as widely practiced an amusement as sex and dancing - which means that, like every mass art form, photography is not practiced by most people as art. It is mainly a social rite, a defense against anxiety, and a tool of power. ~ Susan Sontag, "On Photography," 1977 Of late [...]

2015-08-28T22:14:25+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Psychology|Comments Off on Life, the Photo-Op

You Will Die Momentarily

I used to get peeved when I called Federal Express and their voice answering system said, "Please hold. A representative will be with you momentarily." I thought, "Well, that won't do much good. I won't be able to say everything I have to say during just one moment." The primary definition of "momentarily" is during [...]

2016-10-13T10:23:24+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Psychology|Comments Off on You Will Die Momentarily

Who is the Best Counselor in Los Angeles?

Who is the best counselor in Los Angeles? Counseling is an interesting métier and there is an extremely wide range of counselors here in Los Angeles. When looking for a counselor or psychotherapist you should know the differences between psychiatrists, psychologists, PsyDs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and Life Coaches. Psychiatrists are the only counselors who can [...]

2016-10-13T10:23:24+00:00 June 9th, 2015|Psychology|Comments Off on Who is the Best Counselor in Los Angeles?

Does Social Media Foment Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

What happened to truth in advertising? Imagine if a law were enacted that declared that people could only call themselves on the Internet by the same monikers inscribed in the "Occupation" boxes of their tax returns. How many of the 80,000 Huffington Post bloggers would write the following as their occupations? Published Author One of [...]

2016-10-13T10:23:26+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Psychology|Comments Off on Does Social Media Foment Narcissistic Personality Disorder?